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The best of MSFW (on a budget)

Melbourne Spring Fashion Week

Melbourne Spring Fashion Week is almost here! If you want to enjoy the glitz and glamour without spending your whole paycheck then we’ve found the five events for you. Book your heels into these stylish events and get inspired without blowing your budget:

Makers and Shakers Emerging Design Market

Be inspired by some of Melbourne’s most exciting emerging designers at Makers and Shakers Emerging Design Market. The market will have for sale, the designers’ latest ready-to-wear collections, jewellery, accessories and more for this curated shopping experience. Entry is free, just bring those extra pennies for any purchases.

Fresh Floral Crown Masterclass

Ever since Lana Del Rey brought back the floral crowns, the fashionable headwear is a must for adding that extra special touch to your stylish outfit. This masterclass will teach you super and easy quick techniques to create a wearable floral crown with one to take home.  Entry is free with registration.

Emporium Melbourne’s Opening Runway

See the very best Emporium fashion on the runway at this opening night event. Transforming  Little Bourke Street transforms into a runway like no other, the cityscape will become a spectacular backdrop to the latest Spring/Summer looks from Emporium Melbourne designers. Free entry.

Hair and  Makeup Workshop

Look like a million bucks without spending a cent. This workshop will be led by KEVIN.MURPHY and Mecca and you’ll discover the secrets behind this season’s signature looks and watch the masters of the trade as they present this unique, informative workshop on how to look your best.

Melbourne Conversations: The future for designers and the next generation

Are you an upcoming designer? Want to know what lies ahead for you? This Melbourne Spring Fashion Week panel conversation will focus on the current state of the fashion industry, where things are heading, the role of education and where the opportunities are. Speakers include Lisa Barron, Director, Lisa Barron Fashion Design; Mark Daynes, CEO, Jeans West; Professor Robyn Healy, Head of the School of Fashion and Textiles, RMIT University; and Cassandra Wheat, Co-Director, Chorus. Entry is free with registration.